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Reno to Trinidad (California) via Clearlake

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 Tahoe City
 Nevada City
 Eureka (California)
2 travelers   /   driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV


Reno to Trinidad (California) road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Reno to Trinidad (California). If you're planning a road trip to Trinidad (California), you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Reno and Clearlake. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Reno and Clearlake. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Reno
drive for about 54 minutes

10:54 am  Tahoe City
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:54 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:11 pm  Nevada City
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:11 pm
drive for about 2 hours

4:09 pm  Clearlake
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Clearlake
drive for about 4 hours

2:51 pm  Eureka (California)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:51 pm
drive for about 26 minutes

4:18 pm  arrive in Trinidad (California)

day 2 driving ≈ 4.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Reno, Nevada.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Tahoe City  (18 answers)
    Lake Tahoe  (21 mentions)
    Squaw Valley  (4 mentions)
    Alpine Meadows Ski Resort  (3 mentions)
    Northstar California Resort  (3 mentions)
    Chambers Landing Bar & Grill  (3 mentions)
    restaurants around Tahoe City:
        Sunnyside Resort
        The Dam Cafe
        West Shore Cafe & Inn

Nevada City  (3 answers)


Eureka (California)  (17 answers)
    questions about Eureka (California):
        What is your favorite restaurant in Eureka (California)?
        What's the best neighborhood in Eureka (California) for a first time visitor?

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Trinidad, California.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Trinidad (California)?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Trinidad (California).

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Trinidad (California) to Reno drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Reno to Trinidad (California). Or get a full Reno to Trinidad (California) flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Reno well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Reno!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 416 miles
driving time of 7 hours, 57 minutes
30 Reno travel answers
18 Tahoe City travel answers
3 Nevada City travel answers
1 Clearlake travel answer
17 Eureka (California) travel answers
12 Trinidad (California) travel answers


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